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This session will be online only.
Paid registration also provides access to the recording and resources post event. All recordings will be available until August 31, 2023.
JANUARY 13, 2023 – Geriatrics Day
0830 Insomnia in the Elderly – Madison Stewart MD, Psychiatry Resident University of Manitoba PGY3
0920 The Physiology of Aging – Phil St John MD, MPH, CCFP, FRCPC
1010 Is it Delirium or Dementia? – Ashley Bhullar MD, CCFP
1100 Stretch Break
1130 Geriatric Resources in Manitoba – Theresa Bowser RN, BN
1220 Fall Prevention in the Elderly – Melissa Skrabek-Senecal BKIN-AT CAT(C) Certified Athletic Therapist and Kinesiologist
At the conclusion of this event:
• Participants should be able to describe best practices for managing sleep in the elderly (Medical Expert)
• Participants should be able to describe the normal physiology of aging (Medical Expert)
• Participants should be able to differentiate between delirium and dementia in a confused elderly patient (Medical Expert, Communicator)
• Participants should be able to identify key resources available to support their elderly patients (Medical Expert, Collaborator, Health Advocate, Communicator)
• Participants should be able to assess their patients at high risk of falls and recommend preventative measures (Medical Expert, Health Advocate, Communicator)
Other health professionals: $75
This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event.
Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 4.5 hours.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).
Per CPD Medicine policy, the department requires any refund or cancelation request to be submitted in writing up to 14 days before an event. A $50 administrative fee will be withheld to cover transaction and administrative costs. Refund or cancelation requests made less than 14 days before an event may be considered on a case-by-case basis